the situation where the defendant brings into the case a third person as he believes the person is involved with him in the law suit.
This term applies to the trial jury that is not the grand jury who offers an indictment but doesn’t try the case.
the term given to a trust whose operation is dependent on an event in the future.
the term that is used when one person interferes with a person who is enjoying his own property
the name given to the immunity to incriminating yourself that is granted a witness by a court.
This term applies to revenue losses of a federal government due to it granting a special tax benefit to some tax payers.
an offer by a person who has committed wrong to right that wrong by paying a sum of money to the person he has wronged.
a Latin term for total.
an act by the heir to an estate that shows that he intends to accept his inheritance.
See precatory trust.
a principle that says a person under attack ha the right to stand and defend himself with force and if the assailant is killed he won’t be considered guilty. See justifiable homicide.
federal law that requires people who apply for credit be given information that is accurate and easily understood.
the name that is given to the person who is appointed by the court and will act as a trustee to carry out trust provisions in a will.
situation where the defendant has the case tried even though the plaintiff has not pursued the charges made.
a trust for the benefit of certain people that is different from a trust that benefits a charitable organisation.
a Latin phrase that is given to a trustee who acts wrongly in the administration of his duties and is held liable.
the investigation made into the title on behalf of the person who wants the buy the property to make sure a clear title can be obtained. Also known as a title search.
a suit where one of the defendants asks for a separate trial from the others.
This phrase means the same as an attractive nuisance doctrine.
This term means the only tenant, the exclusive tenant and the only person who signed the lease.
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